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What You Can Expect from Executive Coaching

A Sustainable Change to Your Career and Your Life

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Language:  English
If you, or somebody else on your behalf, seek coaching, this book explains the coaching process. It also explains what your role will be to make it an enlightening and successful experience.
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This book will tell you what you need to know when you decide to get coached or when your company suggests it. It will explain the difference between coaching, mentoring, training and counselling. It will explain what your commitment will be and the processes that will be used by a professional coach to help you achieve the changes you want to make in your career and your life. It will remove the mystique surrounding coaching and help you take control of the process and work with your coach in the best possible way.

About the Author

Anthony Fitzgerald is an ILM7qualified Executive Coach. He was as an advertising copywriter and creative director in the UK, USA and Australia. He co-founded an advertising agency in Kenya and was at Time Magazine for 18 years ending up as Strategic Sales Director for Europe, Africa & the Middle East. He founded a sales company representing US publishers.

  • About the author
  • Introduction
  1. What is Executive Coaching
    1. Definitions of Executive Coaching
    2. The difference between Coaching, Mentoring, Training & Counselling
    3. Who gets to Choose Coaching?
    4. The desired outcome
  2. Before coaching starts
    1. The employer’s role in explaining the coaching requirement
    2. Selecting a coach that you can get on with
    3. Knowing what you want from coaching. your mindset and your commitment
    4. The contract, ethics and confidentiality
  3. The coaching process
    1. Being questioned and listened to
    2. Goal setting and note taking
    3. Self-awareness and emotional intelligence
  4. The coaching tools
    1. Different models of coaching
    2. Psychometric tests
    3. 360-degree appraisals
    4. Ladders, levels and loops – more tools
  5. Leadership
    1. Managing and helping others to find motivation
    2. Team coaching
  6. Conclusion
  • Endnotes
  • Table of Figures

About the Author

Anthony Fitzgerald

Anthony Fitzgerald is a qualified Executive Coach, prior to which he represented publications in over 50 different countries over a period of 40 years. For nearly twenty of those years he worked for Time Magazine, one of the world’s leading media properties. He brings an awareness of many different cultures gleaned from having to sell to them, the ultimate test! He is now coaching senior executives in career management, and career transition, particularly those who have business dealings outside their own country. He enjoys living in the West Berkshire countryside in England and likes to play golf and read extensively.